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Today 03:59 PM
I definitely agree that we will continue to see support for FIRST, but the funding that goes towards STEM related activities is not strictly for FIRST. The money that is allocated for those...
(548 views, 7 replies)
Today 03:51 PM
Configuring OM5P-AC radio
I tried using my personal laptop, and we configured successfully on the first try. Thanks Mark.
(432 views, 6 replies)
Today 03:41 PM
FRC Blog - 2019 Motor Controllers and MXP
Mag encoder: 4096 edges / rev at the wheel is 3 thou resolution on a 4" wheel NEO: 42 edges / rev at the motor with 10:1 gear ratio is is 30 thou resolution on a 4" wheel I feel like backlash isn't...
(29,808 views, 231 replies)
Today 03:21 PM
pic: Over-Tube-Gearbox (Yet Another Neo Transmission)
It definitely didn't help because we couldn't shift :P, I was just picking apart the line that defense is just a meme is all. OP: awesome design
(795 views, 6 replies)
Today 03:19 PM
1x1", 2x1" aluminum tubing Versaframe Gussets of multiple varieties Vex Pro Versaplanetary Ring Gear stages, planetary gear sets (2-4 of each), and 2-4 of the 1/2" HEX base stages. (these go out of...
(618 views, 6 replies)
Today 03:02 PM
"The level playing field" in FIRST
This only matters for districts. In regionals the thing that matters for advancement is getting to the finals. To me the biggest asymmetry in FRC is that half of the teams are playing under an...
(11,966 views, 150 replies)
Today 02:58 PM
FIRST Choice - What are you getting?
I usually run a poorly programmed python script (written by me) to scrap data from the FIRST choice site into a spreedsheet, and then crowdsource some remaining data (typically the actual cost). You...
(643 views, 4 replies)
Today 02:38 PM
NEO Hall Effect Res
As a community, FIRST has been used to brushed motors. The combination of the brushes and the commutator assure that the rotor coils couple properly with the magnetic field of the stator. I would...
(215 views, 2 replies)
Today 02:24 PM
What is your Andymark wish list for this year?
Are you getting things from other vendors as well? If so, is this just the AM part of what you're getting, and other stuff is another question? Whatever the answers: Kit chassis with a few gearing...
(598 views, 3 replies)
Today 02:14 PM
Wanna Look Like A Genius?
Is it really click bait if I have something useful to show you? I am NO genius, but I felt like one, when, after developing and bench testing a TCS34725 color sensor driver, that upon first...
(173 views, 0 replies)
Today 02:13 PM
Time Management & You (or why the death of bag isn't death of social life.)
No worries.:) We have a lot of work to do.
(1,175 views, 11 replies)
Today 02:04 PM
pic: Flipped NEO Gearbox in Tube WCD Chassis
Both gears are 20DP, pinions are 11T and the big gears are 60T.
(1,670 views, 18 replies)
Today 01:41 PM
pic: Flipped NEO AM14U3
Well how about that, learn something new every day. Great tips.
(1,539 views, 24 replies)
Today 01:24 PM
Nintendo Switch Control Input
Just reached out to the creator of DS on android. We will see what he has to say.
(161 views, 11 replies)
Today 01:17 PM
pic: Introducing MKCad, the Onshape FRC Parts Library
Yes. What you want to do is create a “Label” that you add to the correct documents. Then this label will show up in the “Other Documents” tab when you’re inserting them.
(3,618 views, 17 replies)
Today 01:06 PM
Preseason Stocking Up on Materials
I more or less said the same thing to someone in a rep. If you can hit 20:1 and 100:1, that gets you things that spin at about 1000 RPM (RedLine/775pro) like intakes and shooters, and things that...
(685 views, 10 replies)
Today 01:05 PM
goto first new post broken with Chrome on Windows?
Nope. Desktop only.
(4,749 views, 37 replies)
Today 12:18 PM
pic: 3 NEO Low Profile Reverse Mount Gearbox
Yeah I'm guessing this would be necessary for your application with the new motors. I say that because there is a snap ring groove at the base of the neo output shaft.
(405 views, 9 replies)
Today 11:31 AM
Programming Mechanisms Right
^^^ This - measure what you need to measure, preferably through the fewest number of proxy stages. Another sensor type to keep in mind is the absolute encoder. This is used for continuous rotating...
(207 views, 2 replies)
Today 10:12 AM
6 NEO "outside-in", WCD, AWD drivetrain sketch
We ran a Four-CIM SSCG drive on our 2016 robot and had zero issues, I would not hesitate to run the SSCG in this configuration. Wow, a really excellent idea! I love this design.
(1,302 views, 10 replies)